The Presidency: Memories of a Prosecutor

Leon Jaworski knew Presidents. He was in a White House bedroom one day when Lyndon Johnson disrobed, and the Texas lawyer beheld the Emperor without a stitch on. Later, as president-elect of the American Bar Association in 1971, he met with Nixon for an hour. "Nixon was eager to discuss matters and be of help," recalls Jaworski. "I can see Ehrlichman yet, sitting right next to him taking notes on a yellow pad." It was a good meeting.

At John Connally's ranch the next year, Jaworski was one of the Texas dignitaries asked over...

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